NBC Wins Award

THISDAY - - BUSINESS WORLD -

Non-Al­co­holic bev­er­age gi­ant, the Nige­rian Bot­tling Com­pany Ltd (NBC), emerged the ‘best en­vi­ron­men­tal friendly com­pany’ at the La­gos State En­vi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion Agency Award or­gan­ised as part of ac­tiv­i­ties to mark the 2018 World En­vi­ron­men­tal Day re­cently in La­gos. Re­ceiv­ing the award on be­half of the com­pany, Ms. Ifeoma Okoye who rep­re­sented the Le­gal, Pub­lic Af­fairs and Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Direc­tor, Mrs. Sade Mor­gan de­scribed the recog­ni­tion as a wel­come devel­op­ment adding that it is a big mo­ti­va­tion for the com­pany to in­vest more in keep­ing the en­vi­ron­ment safe and sus­tain­able. Mor­gan who at­trib­uted the hon­our to the con­tri­bu­tion of staff and man­age­ment, stated that NBC was fully com­mit­ted to con­tribut­ing its quota through var­i­ous part­ner­ships to pre­vent en­vi­ron­men­tal pol­lu­tion. Speak­ing on the 2018 theme: “Beat Plas­tic Pol­lu­tion”, Okoye noted that it be­came in­creas­ingly im­per­a­tive for com­pa­nies both lo­cal and multi­na­tion­als to col­lab­o­rate by de­vis­ing in­no­va­tive ideas that can help com­bat the chal­lenges as­so­ci­ated with waste par­tic­u­larly plas­tic bot­tles. “We have great minds of stu­dents and pro­fes­sors who can help de­velop in­no­va­tive ways and meth­ods to im­prove the ex­ist­ing pro­ce­dures at­tain­able now.

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